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Xiaofeng Liu, PhD

TEMPR Facility Manager, IMRI

Xiaofeng Liu, PhD

Staff Scientist, IMRI

TEMPR Facility Manager

Irvine Materials Research Institute (IMRI)

University of California - Irvine

1352 Calit2 Building

Irvine, CA 92697-2800

Tel: 805-280-1728 (Cell)



Xiaofeng manages the day-to-day operation of the TEMPR characterization facility. He trains and advices existing and potential users from both academic and industrial backgrounds and initiates project collaboration cross organizations.


Xiaofeng has served as R&D lead positions at two different start-up companies from 2015 to 2019 developing new conductor and semiconducting materials for OLED and touch sensor applications. Prior to that, Xiaofeng was a Project Scientist at UC Santa Barbara, managed research lab and led independent research projects and collaborations. His areas of research interest include organic semiconductors, functional composite materials, and flexible integrated electronics.


Xiaofeng earned his BS in Medicinal Chemistry from Peking University (2004) and PhD in Materials Chemistry from Chinese Academy of Sciences with a P&G Doctoral Award (2009) and received postdoc training from UC Santa Barbara (2012). Xiaofeng has authored and coauthored 45+ peer-reviewed publications and is an editor of Heliyon—an open-access Elsevier journal—in the areas of semiconducting materials and devices.